Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Branford Sports

Sports • Published Oct. 26, 2020 12:14 a.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Plays Cross to a 2-2 Draw; Both Cross Country Teams Defeat Sheehan

Boys’ SoccerThe Branford boys’ soccer squad earned a tie with Wilbur Cross and then lost to Daniel Hand while playing a pair of home games last week. Head...

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Sports • Published Oct. 25, 2020 10:27 p.m.

Hornets Meshing Effectively on the Field

With just two seniors on his roster, Branford field hockey Head Coach Pete Frye felt that the 2020 season was the “perfect opportunity” to get some of the Hornets’ younger...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 02:57 p.m.

Miles for McGuirk 5K

Branford High School is hosting the inaugural Miles for McGuirk Virtual 5K on Sunday, Oct. 25 to benefit former Hornets’ field hockey head coach Cathy McGuirk. McGuirk was recently...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 04:29 a.m.

Hornets’ Field Hockey Takes Two; Girls’ Soccer Gets Another Shutout

Field HockeyThe Branford field hockey team improved its record to 3-2 on the season after scoring a pair of home victories last week. The Hornets defeated Sheehan by a 4-1...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 01:47 a.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Grateful to be Playing Games

The Branford boys’ soccer team is playing a game of catchup this fall, although you wouldn’t think so based on the way the Hornets are performing during the early goings of their...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 01:23 a.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Starts Season with Two Shutouts; Girls’ Volleyball Wins Opener

Boys’ SoccerThe Branford boys’ soccer team opened up the 2020 season by notching a pair of victories last week. The Hornets earned wins versus Career-...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:30 a.m.

Branford Field Hockey Starts with Split; Cross Country Squads Off and Running

Field HockeyThe Branford field hockey came away with a split of two games to open up the 2020 campaign. The Hornets took a loss to Cheshire in their opener before bouncing...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

Hornets Post 1-0 Shutout Over East Haven in 2020 Opener

After waiting out a long offseason in anticipation of a potential Opening Day game, the Branford girls’ soccer team saw its patience pay off at the 24:35 mark of the first half when it...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

CIAC Has Plans for Alternative Season in the Spring

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has announced a plan to play an alternative season in spring 2021 for any sports that don’t complete at least 40 percent of games...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 02:51 a.m.

2020 Branford Girls’ Swimming and Diving Schedule

Monday, Oct. 5: at Daniel Hand at 4 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: at East Haven-Wilbur Cross at 3:45 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 15: at Sheehan at 5:30 p.m.Monday, Oct. 19: at Daniel Hand at 4 ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 02:51 a.m.

2020 Branford Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 8: at Career-Hillhouse at Bowen Field at 6:30 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 10: vs. East Haven at Branford High School turf field at 5 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 13: at Wilbur Cross at...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 02:51 a.m.

2020 Branford Girls’ Soccer Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 1: vs. East Haven at Branford High School turf field at 5 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 6: vs. Daniel Hand at Branford High School turf field at 5 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: at Career-...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 02:51 a.m.

2020 Branford Girls’ Cross Country Schedule

Friday, Oct. 2: at Xavier w/ Daniel Hand at Mercy High School at 4 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: at Lyman Hall w/ East Haven at Wharton Brook State Park at 4 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 14: at...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 02:51 a.m.

2020 Branford Boys’ Cross Country Schedule

Friday, Oct. 2: at Xavier w/ Daniel Hand at Mercy High School at 4 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: at Lyman Hall w/ East Haven at Wharton Brook State Park at 4 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 14: at...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2020 07:06 p.m.

CIAC Officially Votes Down Full-Contact Fall Football; Other Sports Scheduled to Start

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) reaffirmed its decision to cancel the 11-on-11, full-contact football season for fall 2020, but also reversed an earlier decision that...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Local Runners Keep New Haven Road Race Streak Alive

A handful of dedicated area runners recently completed the 20K (12.4-mile) Faxon Law Group New Haven Road Race for the 43rd-consecutive year. The race is typically held each year on Labor Day...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Branford Hall of Fame Cancels Annual Dinner

The 33rd annual Branford Sports Hall of Fame dinner, which was scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hall of Fame dinner has been a popular event in...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 12:18 a.m.

Hornets Staying Positive Through the Uncertainties

Fall sports teams in the state of Connecticut have dealt with cancellations, shutdowns, and alterations of practice rules due to COVID-19—and the Branford field hockey team is no different. ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2020 04:04 p.m.

CIAC Cancels 11-on-11 Football Season

On Sept. 4, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made an announcement that sent shockwaves through the state. Following a vote by its Board of Control, the CIAC announced...

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Sports • Published Sep. 04, 2020 02:56 p.m.

From 11 to 7: CIAC Still Exploring Options for Fall Football

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released new considerations for the fall athletic season on Sept. 4. The guidelines came on the heels of the Board of Control’s...

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Sports • Published Aug. 31, 2020 02:44 a.m.

Hornets Hoping to Play Football This Fall

The members of the Branford football team are staying optimistic that they will get to play football this fall, although the Hornets are also preparing themselves for the possibility that the...

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Sports • Published Aug. 29, 2020 01:11 p.m.

CIAC Resumes Fall Sports Activities, Pushes Opener to Oct. 1

While high school athletes around the state are eager to get back on the field and compete this fall, there's still no guarantee that the 2020 fall sports season will take place, though the...

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Sports • Published Aug. 24, 2020 02:01 a.m.

Branford’s U-14 Baseball Team Enjoys Successful Summer

Even though the American Legion baseball season was canceled season nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, up-and-coming ballplayers from Branford and North Branford were able to come together...

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Sports • Published Aug. 15, 2020 09:58 p.m.

Sting Finish Dream League with Senior Night Victory

As the Branford Sting stepped on the field to face North Haven in their Dream League Senior Night matchup, many of the team’s athletes knew that it was the last time they’d play...

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Sports • Published Aug. 15, 2020 06:07 p.m.

CIAC Puts Fall Sports Activities on Hold Until Aug. 24

Two weeks after releasing its plan to play the high school season this fall, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced that it is putting all fall sports activities on...

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